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Detroit Shuffle free pdf Will Anderson and Elizabeth Hume get caught up in the political turmoil over women's suffrage in "Detroit Shuffle," the fourth book in D. E. Johnson's critically acclaimed 1910s Detroit seriesWill Anderson inadvertently breaks up a key suffrage rally when he thwarts a gunman set on killing his lover, Elizabeth Hume. No one else saw the man, and Elizabeth believes he hallucinated the entire incident, a side effect of the radium "treatment" he received at Eloise Hospital. She asks him to sit on the sidelines while she and her companions try to get the women's suffrage amendment passed by Michigan voters.Instead, Will sets out to protect Elizabeth and prove his sanity. Will's nemesis, Sapphira Xanakis, contacts him with news of a conspiracy to defeat the amendment, led by Andrew Murphy, head of the Michigan Licensed Beverage Association. Against his better judgment, Will believes she is trying to help. The man she directs him to dies under suspicious circumstances. An old acquaintance of Will's, who is working for the MLBA, is shot and killed in front of him. Still, no one believes Will, including his former ally, Detective Riordan, who not only is unwilling to help, but seems to have secrets of his own.With new death threats against Elizabeth and the next rally only a few days away, Will has to unravel a complicated tapestry of blackmail, double-dealing, conspiracy, and murder before the killer has his next chance to strike. Johnson's immaculate plotting and high-tension writing make for a spellbinding read set in early twentieth-century Detroit."

About D E Johnson

D.E. JOHNSON is the author of "The Detroit Electric Scheme, Motor City Shakedown, "and "Detroit Breakdown." He lives near Kalamazoo, Michigan.

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Author : D E Johnson
Publisher : Minotaur Books
Data Published : 03 September 2013
ISBN : 1250006767
EAN : 9781250006769
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 336 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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